On This Day: April 22nd
This is 112th day of the year and 253 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—17 Nisan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 18th day of the 3rd month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The first Earth Day was observed.
Vladimir LeninRussian revolutionary,
Bettie Pagemodel, pinup
Charles Mingusjazz musician
J. Robert Oppenheimernuclear physicist
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.